By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly recognizes some of the most influential community leaders in the area at the Diversity at the Top awards dinner and gala. This year, the paper honors 10 individuals who have fought to break through the bamboo ceiling to get to the top.
President is Shari Song, who is the founding president of the Korean American Professionals Society and is a past president of KAC-WA. She replaced
Thach Nguyen is the new loan officer for the Martin Luther King branch of Chase Bank in Seattle. In his new role, Nguyen is responsible for originating
The Executive Development Institute (EDI), which partners with businesses in the Pacific Northwest to provide culturally-tailored leadership programs for Asian Pacific and Latino emerging leaders and managers, is currently actively recruiting emerging leaders at corporations and community organizations in the Puget Sound for its Leadership Discovery and Leadership Navigation Programs beginning in March.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (Washington Chapter) chose six outstanding philanthropists to honor at its 21st anniversary National Philanthropy Day luncheon held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center.
On July 3, Wells Fargo donated $208,000 to the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to analyze Asian American entrepreneurs’ interests and characteristics.